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Latitude: 50.1412 / 50°8'28"N
Longitude: -5.0158 / 5°0'57"W
OS Eastings: 184604
OS Northings: 31149
OS Grid: SW846311
Mapcode National: GBR ZH.HCMX
Mapcode Global: FRA 08CN.5QG
Entry Name: Saint Anthony's Lighthouse and Keepers Cottage
Listing Date: 25 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62983
Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2
Civil Parish: Gerrans
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Gerrans
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 83 SE GERRANS
4/18 Saint Anthony's Lighthouse and
- Keepers Cottage
Lighthouse and Keepers cottage. 1834-35. Painted granite ashlar walls with paired
chimneys to landward north-east side. Octagonal on plan with covered passage to 2
room keepers cottage to rear. 4 floors plus lantern. Built on bedrock with banded,
rusticated ashlar to base and to flanking observations areas with original bollards
and iron rails. Lighthouse tower slightly tapered. Windows to 4 sides with
alternate 16-pane sashes, and blind windows. Moulded spray deflecting cornice with
original simple parapet balustrade, 12-light lantern surmounted by weather vane.
Keepers cottage is single storey with hipped slate roof and 2 sashes.
Interiors not inspected. Fog warning bell, Cornwall's heaviest,was removed in 1854.
Listing NGR: SW8460431149
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